More concerts

Apart from the Concerts at Kings and Easter at King's series, King's hosts a number of concerts, mostly during term time. These concerts include those organised by the King's College Music Society (KCMS). 

CUMS Chorus performs Vaughan Williams

Friday 6 March 2015, 8.00pm
The Chapel
Duncan Rock

Duncan Rock
Photo: Paul Mitchell

  • Frederick Septimus Kelly: Elegy for harp and strings (in memoriam Rupert Brooke)
  • Vaughan Williams: Sea Symphony

Jane Irwin, soprano
Duncan Rock, baritone

East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
CUMS Chorus
Stephen Cleobury, conductor

Tickets £30, £20, £15 (students: £4 reduction of above prices and £5 on the door, subject to availability), from ADC Ticketing (01223 300085).

Chamber Recital: Aula Ensemble

Monday 9 March 2015, 2.00pm
The Chapel

Music for violin and viola by twentieth century European composers. The programme will feature a rare performance of Three Madrigals for violin and viola by Bohuslav Martinů.

Stephane Crayton, violin
Aditya Chander, viola

The recital will last about half an hour, and entrance is free.

Orchestral Concert: Schubert, Mozart and Purcell

Tuesday 10 March 2015, 8.00pm
The Chapel

King’s Voices (the College’s mixed-voice choir) join forces with the KCMS Orchestra to perform a programme of Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, Mozart’s epic Sinfonia Concertante (with soloists Nicholas Bleisch and Hannah Gardiner) and Purcell’s great verse anthem, My beloved spake (with soloists from King’s College Choir).

  • Schubert: Mass in G
  • Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
  • Purcell: My beloved spake

King's Voices
KCMS Orchestra
Ben Parry, conductor

Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions, £3 students); double tickets: £12 (£8 concessions, £4 students). Available on the door or in advance from .

Choral Concert: the Gesualdo Six

Wednesday 11 March 2015, 8.00pm
The Chapel

Carlo Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday. Gesualdo was an Italian prince, who wrote extraordinarily advanced and adventurous music for a composer of the 16th century. He is famous for murdering his wife after finding her inflagrante with another man. The Tenebrae Responsories is one of his best known and most exciting works, and will be performed by the male-voice sextet, named after the composer, himself, The Gesualdo Six.

  • Gesualdo: Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday

The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park, conductor

Tickets: £7 (£5 concessions, £3 students); double tickets: £12 (£8 concessions, £4 students). Available on the door or in advance from pd370@cam.ac.uk.

Pink Champagne

Saturday 18 April 2015, 8.30pm
The Hall
Richard Lloyd Morgan

Richard Lloyd Morgan

A cabaret-style evening with operetta favourites from Strauss, Lehar and Offenbach.

Marilyn Hill Smith, soprano
Mark Wilde, tenor
Richard Lloyd Morgan, baritone
Ian McMillan, piano

Tickets: £18 or table of 10 for £150, wine on sale. Tickets from The Shop at King's (01223 769 340).

Note: This is the first of two events to mark the departure of King's Chaplain and opera singer Richard Lloyd Morgan. The second event is Two Sonnet Cycles on 14 June.

CUMS May Week Concert with The Bach Choir

Saturday 13 June 2015, 8.00pm
The Chapel
Sam Furness

Sam Furness
Photo: Maximilian Van London

  • Verdi: Requiem

Philippa Boyle, soprano
Jennifer Johnston, mezzo-soprano
Sam Furness, tenor
Andrew Greenan, bass

CUMS Symphony Orchestra
CUMS Chorus
Members of The Bach Choir
David Hill, conductor

Tickets £38, £30, £20 (students: £4 reduction or £5 on the door, subject to availability), from ADC Ticketing (01223 300085).

Two Sonnet Cycles

Sunday 14 June 2015, 8.30pm
The Hall

Richard Lloyd Morgan performs a song cycle by Francis Warner set to music by David Goode. Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo will be performed by alumnus Andrew Kennedy.

  • Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, set by Benjamin Britten for tenor and piano
  • Eight Sonnets by Francis Warner, set by David Goode for baritone and piano (première).

Andrew Kennedy, tenor
Richard Lloyd Morgan, baritone
David Goode, piano

Tickets: £12, available from The Shop at King's (01223 769 340).

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